Since the opening of Freedom Florence in June of 1990, Freedom Florence has received many awards from the governing bodies of several national softball associations. In 1990 Freedom Florence was awarded, by the Sportsplex Operators and Developers Association (SODA), the National Facility Award in category II, Large Sports Complex.
The National Softball Association (NSA) has awarded Freedom Florence with a National Park Award from 1990 to the present. In 1996 the United States Specialty Sports Association (USSSA) awarded us the Distinguished Service Award and in 1998 we received an Award of Excellence from the Southern Softball Association of America (SSAA).
In January of 2008, the National Softball Association (NSA) honored Freedom Florence Recreation Complex by inducting the Complex into the Carolinas NSA Hall of Fame. In February 2008, the South Carolina Dixie Youth Baseball Organization recognized the City of Florence (Freedom Florence Recreational Complex) for their outstanding work and service in hosting the 2007 Dixie Youth AAA and Majors State Tournament.